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♪[ music ] >>> election day 2012. america is deciding who will spend the next four years in the white house. >> i'm looking forward to the results. and i expect we'll have a good night. >> we're going to get america back on track. i'm so optimistic. >> also voting on important local races and issues. >> there's a lot of important things. >> especially maryland. >> voters had to deal with long lines and a few glitches. but now, the results are pouring in by the minute from d.c. to maryland to virginia. our live team coverage starts right now. >>> thanks for joining us on this election night, i'm brian bolter. >> i'm sean nancy. >> we're going to take the national vote. mitt romney has 50% of the vote, barack obama 48% of the vote. none of that really matters though, because as you well know, it all comes down to the electoral college and that magic number, 270, which we're going to talk about extensively. >> virginia is a key battleground state. you can see right now. with 73% of the precincts reporting, still a very close race. >> democrat congressman senator jim web is v
different visions for -- choice between two different visions for america. >> reporter: former president clinton joining mr. obama, defending his economic plan. >> no one who ever served as president of the united states and no one living within america could have fixed the financial crisis in four years. it is not possible. >> reporter: governor romney holding rallies in four states today, starting in iowa. >> do you think obama care created jobs? did his war on coal and oil and gas create jobs? did the regulations help banks make more loans? >> reporter: romney also campaigning in ohio. no republican has won the white house without winning the buckeye state. >> an eye to eliminating or repairing any that are killing jobs. >> reporter: vice president joe biden in ohio, and paul ryan in minnesota and ohio. steve brown, fox news. >>> mark plotkin joins us now. good to see you. >> good to be back. >> ohio, ohio, ohio. it's looking like that is where it election will be decided, why? >> it's 18 electoral votes, and they have a real record, the former package, previous package said no republ
'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> just five days until voters head to the polls to elect a president and the campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today they were back on the trail in some key swing states. fox's doug mckelway reports. >> mellow, -- hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: both president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus now on campaigning. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: wisconsinwas once a state considered a lock for obama, but with polls showing a tightening race the president's appearance in green bay today is telling just how close this election could be. >> i'm really moved by your welcome. >> reporter: mitt romney appeared in another key battleground state addressing a crowd of window manufacturers in virginia. the former massachusetts gover
breakfast sandwich. hurry in today. america runs on dunkin'. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> we're following several big stories tonight. new york city's mayor gives into public pressure cancelling this weekend's marathon. >> plus a weather alert just days after sandy, the storm ravaged northeast is keeping a close eye on another potential storm. >> and gunfire in an upscale d.c. neighborhood. tonight the son of a local tv news anchor is facing charges. >>> but we begin tonight with change of heart from new york city's mayor. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. this evening it became official after outrage continuing to run the new york city marathon mayor bloomberg caved. fox 5's will thomas starts us off in the newoom. what led to this? >> all week organizers said the race would go on. it brings in nearly $350 million to new york alone, but the outcry was too loud. for instance, as many of you know, much of lower manhattan is still in the dark not to mention staten island where the race would have started. hese giant generators are in place for
are set to expire on january 1st. will america be thrown off the fiscal cliff? >> the bush tax cut set to expire in just 51 days which could set off a chain of economic problems throwing america off a fiscal cliff. president obama and house speaker john boehner say that they are willing to compromise. >> a stronger economy means more revenue, which is exactly what president is seeking. >> they should start by making sure that taxes don't go up on the 98% of americans making under $250,000 a year starting january 1st. this is something we all agree on. >> reporter: both remain head strong on their views on tax reform. >> we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay more taxes. >> 2013 should be the year to begin our debt through tax reform and entitlement reform. >> reporter: if no agreement is reached, middle class americans could see a $2000 increase on taxes and the unemployment rate could jump back over 9%, spiraling the economy to another recession taxes related to obama's health care plan will be corrected. according to baron,
this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> tomorrow on fox nfl sunday some games to look out for include the cardinals in lambeau taking on the packers. the panthers up against the redskins, bears at the titans and the vikings taking on the seahawks. coverage begins with the "built ford tough fox nfl sunday pregame show" at noon eastern, 9:00 a.m. pacific. >>> welcome to the "at&t postgame show." it has a high-scoring affair indeed at the coliseum where the ducks defeated the trojans 62-51. oregon's kenjon barner takes this one to the end zone and sets the single-game touchdown record against usc with five touchdowns. yes, let me say that again. kenjon barner with five touchdowns. erin andrews here with eddie george, joey harrington, let me say it again. now, what i'll say i
to carrying the state. >> ladies and gentlemen, there is no quit in america nd there never has been. [ cheering and applause ] >> folks, i got news for romney and ryan. gentlemen, it's never ever ever been a good bet to bet against the american people. never. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: meanwhile republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan heading to johnstown, colorado, pleaing with voters to not only get to the polls themselves to bring others as well. >> get your family to the polls, your friends and neighbors. talk to those people who thought hope and change sounded good, but now they just see attack and revenge. >> reporter: less than nine hours now till polls begin to open and you decide who will occupy the white house for the next four years. joining us now fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. you saw that criss-cross that went on on this campaign today. what does this tell us about where these campaigns see trouble and opportunity? >> well, the president is going to close in iowa. that's where he got his political start winning that iowa caucus four years
of severe weather events here in north america but also around the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real. that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. >> president was also asked wednesday if he briefs he has a mandate. the president says he does and thinks that voters had a clear understanding of the two different paths that both he and mitt romney laid out during campaign. the president added that congress should pay attention to last week's results. in the newsroom, tom fitz gerald, fox 5 news. >>> this is the first press conference he had after being re-elected. before we get to the specific topic, i want to ask you about the president himself. did you think he had a different demeanor or different swagger. >> sean, you are telepathic. you read my mind. i was going to say, he seemed much more relaxed, much more amiable, not the least bit defensive. he has not had a press conference since march, he seemed to enjoy it. he got elected. i think he is still savoring that victory and he seems very comfortable with himself and the press. >>> let's
for people who will finally tame the deficit and get america on track to a balanced budget . >> both candidate planned to hit all the swing states. romney's final rally is set for monday night in new hampshire >>> early voters are reporting some problems in north carolina and ohio. they say they chose mitt romney on the stuff screen but the machine automatically selected president obama instead. two counties recalibrated their machine. county officials say there are usually some kinks to work out but they believe that the problems have been set. >>> and we have a list of best and worst candies for your kids' teeth. >> you may have noticed some changes in the gas pump because of super storm sandy. number 5, gas stations will be allowed to sell lower quality gasoline instead of that cleaner burning gas required by the clean air act. that's because sandy could make it harder to distribute gasoline. the waiver is in effect in d.c., maryland, virginia and 12 other states >>> the belt which way express lanes in virginia could open early. drivers could start using those lanes as early as no
. >> but it won't be fairness if you keep doing it over time. america has already been down this road. >> let me ask you if boehner is leaving up the possibility of revising the tax code to raise revenue, do you see that as a good sign here? >> i do. let me say the president has some leverage because if congress doesn't act which often the default because there is such gridlock, these bush tax cuts will expire. there need to be some sort of deal. the republicans want to keep these bush tax cuts, so they really want a deal. if there's no deal, those tax cuts go way and they know they'll never get them back. >> you're right, but again the conservatives in the house will not allow any affirmative action by the speaker. they might permit -- what i'm hearing tonight is they might permit 1%, maybe 2% on the top bracket, but i think that's as far as they'll go. >> let me change gears. i have maybe 30 seconds left, so quickly on both of these, let me change gears and ask you briefly to weigh in on petraeus. some think this is starting to look like a white house coverup until after the election. each of
. companies across america are trying to sell us a perfect night's sleep with pills, premium mattresses, hi-tech pillows, white noise machines, aroma therapy, fast become a $24 billion a year industry. >> when you feel it, touch it, you just want to lay on it. >> reporter: forget the down feather pillows. one hotel in d.c. we found has a pillow menu. the liaison on capitol hill, six of them on the menu. >> definitely there's a science behind the comfort. this is like no. 1. it's very comfortable. it has a million and one air beads in it. >> reporter: the front desk manager says their guests love the menu. >> first of all, create comfort for them and just another level of couple customization. >> reporter: i think it's a great idea. if you're thinking about a more expensive pillow, combine it with a vacation and try one on one night and one another night. >> reporter: we decided to put three of the most popular to the test. we tried the magnetic therapy which costs $80 in stores, the swedish memory which can run up to 90 and the cloud pillow which we found at cvs for 19.99. kathleen said
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grumman. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> cities and counties nationwide are now going after america's expanding waistlines. the latest food fight is against junk food in schools. fox 5's sherri ly investigates how the school cafeteria is becoming the latest battleground. >> reporter: transfats, supersize sodas, even happy meals are under attack. now some schools are turning on junk food. >> we understand that we have a responsibility to ensure the health and well being of these students. >> reporter: during the school day in montgomery county it's hands off sugary snacks and sodas. >> those kind of products are only available in vending machines after the bell at end of the school day. >> reporter: kids can still buy chips, cookies and poptarts, but don't be fooled. these are low fat we hope grain versions -- low fat whole grain versions of the real thing. >> there has to be 35% calories or less from sugar, fat and 10% or less calories from saturated fat. >> reporter: in the cafeteria nothing is fried, not even french fries. they're baked. buying lunch, grab a fruit or vegetable
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